Maine Travel

Maine Travel



AMC Maine Mountain GuideBoston: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1988.

AMC River Guide: MaineBoston: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1986.

Fifty Hikes in Northern MaineCaputo, Cloe. Woodstock, VT: Backcountry Publications, 1989.

Fifty Hikes in Southern MaineGibson, John. Woodstock, VT: Backcountry Publications, 1989.

Guide to the Appalachian Trail in MaineHarpers Ferry, WV: The Appalachian Trail Conference, 1988.

The Sierra Club Guide to the Natural Areas of New EnglandPerry, John and Jane. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1990.



Maine Bureau of Parks and Recreation, State House Station 22, Augusta, ME 04333; (207)289-3821.


Maine Department of Transportation, Augusta, ME 04333.

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It is still totally intact except for the stern end, which is very smashed up, apparently where a number of the depth charges exploded on or close to the boat. The hatches are still sealed and the twin steel screws are there, with the maker’s marks embossed on them. The hull and conning tower have a covering of soft corals but the conning tower is also draped with a trawl net. Anyone visiting this wreck should remember that it is a war grave and that entering the boat would be both wrong and a criminal offence. The Gudveig was a steel-hulled 1307-ton Norwegian steam cargo ship measuring 73.60 m in length, with an 11.04-m beam and a 4.95-m draught. Odense Staalskibsvft. Odense built and completed her as Yard No. 2 on 20 May 1920 and she was launched as Robert M&rsk on 20 December 1919 for Aktieselskabet Dampskibsselskabet Svendborg, in Svendborg, Denmark; P. M. Moller was the manager. A. P. Moller became the manager in 1925. From 1935, Dampskipsselskapet Aktieselskapet Gudvin at Oslo in Norway was the registered owner and she was renamed Gudveig; H. Gjerpen was the manager. The single steel screw was powered by a 106-nhp three-cylinder triple expansion steam engine that used one boiler and gave 9.5 knots.

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